- 13200 Population
- 8 Square Miles
- 1006 Businesses
A Fun Fact About
• Fayette County hosted the first free fair in Indiana, (which is still an annual event).
• Home of the first high school marching band
• Home to the first industrial park
• Robert Earl Wise, an American film director, producer and editor, was from Connersville. He won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for both West Side Story and The Sound of Music. The Connersville High School Auditorium is named after him.